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My Wise Country Cousin: On the 2/4 Dance…

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    by Raymond Nat Turner

    Ebry 2-4 yrs Negroz gettin’ played fo’ de fool

     

    My Wise Country Cousin: On the 2/4 Dance…

    by Raymond Nat Turner

     

    Pleez, don’ axe, if’n you don’ wan’ me ta tell

    Dat Black poleetiks hab got dat rottun smell—

    Lil’ Negroz hurtin’ dem sefs doin’ de 2/4 Dance

    Rollin’ ‘roun’ in mule menoor lak dey ina trance!

     

    Pleez, don’ axe me if’n ya don’ wan me ta tell it

    Wen de whole wide wurl can see, an’ smell it—

    Ebry 2-4 yrs Negroz gettin’ played fo’ de fool

    Poppin’ an’ lockin,’ behin’ de Dems’ ol’mule!

     

    Raymond Nat Turner can be contacted at upsurgejazz.com.

     

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